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Job (Calgary): Development & Administrative Associate – Lunchbox Theatre

Job (Calgary): Development & Administrative Associate – Lunchbox Theatre

Lunchbox Theatre


Development and Administrative Associate: Lunchbox Theatre

Lunchbox Theatre is pleased to invite applications for the position of Development and Administrative Associate. We are looking for a dynamic, innovative and collaborative individual who will work with the rest of the Lunchbox team to advance the company’s focus on developing and producing exceptional one-act plays.

Company Description:

From a foundation of noon-hour performances, Lunchbox Theatre strives to create, produce and disseminate original one-act plays, with a focus on new Canadian works, which examine and explore socially relevant issues in a contemporary context. We strive for a balance between works that reflect our audience and their particular world and those that aim to take the audience to a different place and open their eyes to fresh experiences and new understandings.

Entering its 43rd season, Lunchbox Theatre produces six to eight shows per season, as well as the Emerging Director Showcase, the Stage One Festival of New Works, and a touring production, Lunchbox To Go. The theatre has an annual operating budget of approximately $875,000, a staff of 7, and manages its own 105-seat venue at the base of the Calgary Tower. Lunchbox is a member of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres, operating under the Canadian Theatre Agreement, and offers employment to over 100 artists each season and reaches an audience of 18 to 20,000 each year.

Summary of Position: 

The Development and Administrative Associate is a part-time position that will work closely with Lunchbox Theatre’s Artistic Producer to manage sponsor and donor relationships, research funding opportunities, draft funding proposals, assist in grant-writing and other fundraising activities and offer administrative support as available. Proficiency in Excel and Word is an asset.

Sponsor & Donor Relations

  • Create and maintain sponsor and donor databases
  • Manage relations and benefits for sponsors and key donors in association with the Director of  Marketing
  •  Write sponsorship fulfillment reports as required
  • Attend all sneak preview performances to act as liaison for sponsors and donors
  • Attend networking events as required


  • Research funding opportunities in the areas of sponsorships, grants and foundations
  • Draft sponsorship proposals
  • Attend any meetings with sponsors as required
  • Work with the Artistic Producer and Board Sponsorship Committee to solicit sponsorships
  • Attend Board meetings or Sponsorship Committee meetings as required
  • Attend fundraising events as required
  • Assist the Artistic producer with grant writing and reporting
  • Create and maintain a database of all grant and reporting timelines

Administrative Support

  • Assist the Artistic Producer as available with administrative items such as contracts, licensing, donor letters and tax receipts

Application Process:

To apply please email, in PDF format only, a current CV with cover letter outlining your qualifications for the position, along with two professional references to:

This is a part-time contract position. Deadline to apply is July 21, 2017, with an intended start date of August 14, 2017. We thank all who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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